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Sunday
Nov
18

9th Street Stompers + Caleb & the Gents

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The 9th Street Stompers are an outfit of well-dressed no-counts chopping on acoustic instruments and singing about life, death, love, and liquor. Hailing from Chattanooga, Tennessee, they cull up the musical scenery of an era when the lines between swing, gypsy jazz, blues, rockabilly, and tango weren’t nearly as hard and fast as the drinking and dancing. Steering clear of much of the novelty and kitsch associated with pre-war music, they choose to demonstrate the modern relevance of their chosen medium.

With Skip Frontz Jr. furiously slapping the string bass and Lon Eldridge on blues finger-style resonator guitar, ukulele, and kazoo, they share vocal duties. Dalton Chapman is a Gypsy Swing virtuoso who diligently studied the great Django Reinhardt and finally, the always enchanting Sampire swings the brush snare with the grace and finesse of a sultry metronome. If her drumming doesn’t catch your attention, her eyes certainly will.

If you like high-energy showmanship and top-notch musical prowess, The 9th Street Stompers will see you front row!

TICKETING & RESERVATION INFO:

Purchasing a General Admission ticket does not guarantee a seat/table.

Additional reservations are not required if a table, booth or banquette have been purchased via Ticketfly.

PLEASE NOTE: If earlier dinner reservations are made, your seats are not guaranteed for the show. For example, it is unlikely to be able to reserve a table at 8:00pm and keep it for a 10:00pm show. The only way to guarantee a seat for the show is to purchase table, booth, or banquette tickets.

Bar area and patio seating is reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Reservations for the Captain’s Room (private dining room) can be reserved for parties of 10-24 guests. For more info contact Mike at Mikeh@venkmans.com.